Chocolate Pâte

Serves: 9
Total Calories: 253


15 ounces semisweet baking chocolate
1 cup heavy cream
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
4 egg yolk
3/4 cup powdered sugar
6 tablespoons dark rum
sweetened whipped cream for garnish
Raspberry Sauce:
2 (10-ounce) packages frozen raspberries in syrup, thawed
1/4 cup sugar
2 - 3 tablespoons grand marnier liquer


Grease a 4-cup loaf pan. Place wax paper in pan, leaving a small overhang. Grease sides and bottom of paper lining. Set aside.

Melt chocolate with cream and butter in the top of a double boiler over simmering water. Beat with a wire whisk until mixture is smooth and glossy. Remove from heat and add yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Whisk in powdered sugar until smooth. Mix in rum. Pour mixture into prepared pan and cover with plastic wrap. Freeze overnight.

When ready to serve, remove Pâte by gently loosening wax paper from pan. If it sticks, set pan in hot water for a few seconds. Invert Pâte onto a serving plate and remove wax paper. Using a hot knife, cut Pâte into 1/3- to 1/2-inch slices.

Raspberry Sauce:
Drain 1 package raspberries, discarding juice. Reserve juice when draining second package of berries. Purée all berries, reserved juice, sugar, and liqueur in a food processor or blender. Strain purée to remove seeds. Chill until ready to use.

To serve, place a slice of Pâte in a pool of Raspberry Sauce on each plate. Top with a generous dollop of whipped cream.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 9
Total Calories: 253
Calories from Fat: 133

This Chocolate Pâte recipe is from the Best of the Best from the Midwest Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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